Previous Awardees of Grants

Faculty Development Pedagogical Grants 2006-2007 Academic Year

Kirk Aamot, Music Department
to attend at a teaching conference - to review course materials and retool for teaching MUS 371, 210/410, 211/411 and other goals.

Ricardo Alfaro, Mathematics Department
for mini-courses at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Society.

Darryl Baird, Communication & Visual Arts Department
for support with the project, "Apple Final Cut Pro Studio - Training and Certification".

Brian Blume, School of Management
for the purchase of an interactive CD-ROM entitled "Negotiating for Results" to supplement class instruction.

Edwin Chow, Earth & Recourse Science Department
for attendance at a professional conference that focuses on teaching and related pedagogical areas.

Denise Dedman, Social Work Department
for team-based problem solving in social welfare policy analysis.

Stephen Landon, Theatre & Dance Department
for equipment for a revised stage combat course (THE/DAN 333) to be taught WI 2007.

Janet Lorch, Communication & Visual Arts Department
for a workshop and support training for website development courses.

 

 

 

Faculty Development Pedagogical Grants 2005-2006 Academic Year


Rose Casement, Education Department
to purchase a collection of Children’s Literature books that chronicle and tell the stories of Black History.

Patricia Emenyonu, English Department
to attend the “Bearers of Light:  The Caring Community of Young Adult Literature” conference.

Alan Grafe, Computer Science, Engineering Science & Physics Department
to attend the National Science Foundation short course, “Teaching Introductory Astronomy”.

Stephen Landon, Theatre Department
to attend “Stage Combat Training” workshop sponsored by the Dueling Arts International Organization.

Jie Song, Chemistry Department
to attend the 19th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education.

Stephen Trumble, Biology Department
to attend the Experimental Biology Conference.

Eric Worch, Education Department
to purchase science materials for the development of teaching kits for education students based on the model, “Japanese Lesson Study”.

 

 

 

Faculty Development Pedagogical Grants 2004-2005 Academic Year


Kirk Aamot, Music Department
to attend the American Choral Directors Association Conference and to revise MUS 210/240, MUS 211/411

Minnie Bluhm, Health Sciences & Administration
to attend “The Teaching Professor Conference: Growth, Resilience and Change.”

Wei Cao, Education Department
to attend the annual National Association for Multicultural Education conference and purchase materials in project, “Bringing Diversity Home: Enriching the Pedagogical Practice.”

Jacqueline Patricia & Drouin Curatti, SHPS - Physical Therapy
toward purchase of Physical Therapy Pediatric Simulator Equipment

Brenda Knaack & Maureen, Nursing
to attend the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Baccalaureate Education Conference.

Jan Sage, Theatre & Dance
to pursue training in the Alexander Technique in Theatre

Jerry Sanders, Biology
to create a lab manual Biology 435 Laboratory Manual

Jie Song, Chemistry
for attendance at the 229th American Chemical Society National Meeting (Chemical Education Division)

Mary Wagner, Music
for attendance to the 2005 Annual Conference of the College Music Society

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, Africana Studies
to purchase films for project, “Film, Race and Representation: Teaching Critical Analysis of Racial Constructs in US Foreign Policy and Development Studies”

 

 

Faculty Development Pedagogical Grants 2003-2004 Academic Year


Lauren Friesen, Theatre Department
The O'Neill Legacy: New MLS Course for Fall 2004

Kristine Mulhorn, Health Sciences & Administration
Continuing Education Institute: An Assessment and Measurement System of Community Receptivity for People with Mobility Limitations

Mary Periard & Alice Lorenz, Nursing Department
Faculty Development in Geriatric Nursing

Bob Barnett, English Department
Collaboratively Establishing High School Writing Centers to Support the Improvement of Student's Writing Skills.

Laura Friesen-Lynn, Thompson Library
Conference Attendance "California Immersion '04: Implementing Information Literacy Programs in Academic Institutions."

Patricia Gallant, Education Department
Literacy's Beginnings: Learning About Best Practices for Early Literacy Success.

Linda Hicks, Computer Science
NSF Short Course: Introduction to Visual Basic .NET Programming.

Tara Huls, Early Childhood Development Center and Education Department
Infusing and Applying the Reggio Emilia Approach [Italy] to Early Childhood Programs Within the United States.

Beverley Smith, Anthropology Department
Archaeological Field School at the Inverhuron Site, Ontario, Canada, travel (planning) and purchase of permanent equipment.

Michael Pardales, Education Department
Social Studies Methods: New Resources. Purchase of textbooks, CD-Rom and other internet-based Social Studies teaching materials.

Matt Wyneken and Steve Althoen, Mathematics Department
Concepts of Calculus. Purchase of instructional materials and other equipment for the course.

 

 

 

Faculty Development Pedagogical Grants 2002-2003 Academic Year


Kirk Aamot, Music Department
Funds to attend the American Choral Director's Association Conference from February 12, 2003 to February 16, 2003.

Minnie V. Bluhm, Health Sciences and Administration Department
Funds to attend the Educational Leadership Conference of Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE).

Rose Casement, Education Department
Funds to attend the Spring Scholar's Forum at Hofstra University from April 5, 2003 to April 8, 2003.

Susan Gano-Phillips, Psychology Department
Participate and attend the 25th Annual Institute on the Teaching of Psychology from January 2, 2003, to January 5, 2003.

Roy Hanashiro, History Department
Acquire course materials to redesign History 377, History of Japan to 1600 and History 378, History of Modern Japan. Funds to cover airfare and a Japan Rail Pass.

Linda Hickets, Computer Science, Engineering Science, and Physics Department (CSESP)
Enrollment in the Advanced Web Design Category of the online learning program offered by SmartPlanet from February 2003 to February 2004.

Tara Huls, Early Childhood Development Center
Funds to purchase training materials and equipment for the Early Childhood Development Center.

Linda Knecht, Nursing Department
Attend the 5th Annual Baccalaureate Education Conference sponsored by the American Association of College Nursing from November 13, 2002, to November 16, 2002.

Denise Luethge, School of Management
Attend a Seminar on Case Method Teaching at Harvard Business School from June 21, 2002 to June 22, 2002.

Gary Pace and Dennis Viele, Biology Department
Successful purchase and application of a Sharp Digital Projector, to view digital pictures for in-class review sessions and study purposes.

Jan Sage, Theatre and Dance Department
Funds to purchase materials for the course, "Music and Theatre". Funds to attend the conference, "The Broadway Musical, 1920-2020."

 

 

Faculty Development Pedagogical Grants 2001-2002 Academic Year


Charles E.M. Dunlop, Philosophy Department
Funds will be used to partially support travel to Greece and Turkey in order to gather material for designing Philosophy 140, Ancient Philosophy in Its Cultural Context.

Peeth Kartha, School of Management
Tuition funds for enrollment in an online training class on "Six Sigma" quality management methods.

Weiqi Li, School of Management
Funds to attend the 18th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning.

Kristine Mulhorn, Health Care Department
Funds to attend the National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control.

S. Raj Pandian, Computer Science, Engineering Science, and Physics Department
Funds will be used to develop educational and laboratory facilities for Robotics and Mechatronics.

Stephen J. Rockwell, Political Science Department
Support of efforts to create a significant Native American politics component for new and existing courses in Political Science.

Beverley Smith, Sociology/Anthropology Department
Purchase slide sets for teaching Archaeology

Sue Woestehoff, Education Department
Purchase materials for courses in adolescent and multicultural children's literature.
Funds will be used to partially support travel to Greece and Turkey in order to gather material for designing Philosophy 140, Ancient Philosophy in Its Cultural Context.Tuition funds for enrollment in an online training class on "Six Sigma" quality management methods.Funds to attend the 18th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning.Funds to attend the National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control.Funds will be used to develop educational and laboratory facilities for Robotics and Mechatronics.Support of efforts to create a significant Native American politics component for new and existing courses in Political Science.Purchase slide sets for teaching ArchaeologyPurchase materials for courses in adolescent and multicultural children's literature.



 

Faculty Development Pedagogical Grants 2000-2001 Academic Year


Steven Althoen, Matthew Wyneken, Mathematics Department
Funds to purchase a dynamics cart for calculus for Elementary Education Students.

Darryl Baird, Art Department
Funds to attend the Digital Printmaking Workshop, March 21-23, 2001.

Trish Curatti and Jackie Drouin, Physical Therapy Department
Funds to purchase a pediatric simulator model and heart/lung sounds tutor for advanced clinical instruction.

William Lockwood, English Department
Materials for an interdisciplinary course, 19th Century American Poetry and Painting, English 400 Seminar, January 1, 2001 to may 1, 2001

Kate Moore, Nursing Department
Funds to revise the women's health course to extend eligibility for students and to offer in an online environment.

Shandowyn Parker, Health Care Department
Funds to attend the course Introduction to ArcView GIS (Geographic Information System), October 30-31, 2000.

Paul Peterson, Philosophy Department
Funds to develop a new course on Reason, Conflict, and Violence: Philosophical Aspects of Understandings of Conflict and Violence in Theory, Practice, and Everyday Life.

R. Shantaram, Computer Science Department
Funds to redesign the Unix (Linux) System Administration course.

Stephanie Throne, Foreign Languages Department
Funds to attend "Language and Culture for International Business: A Workshop for Foreign Language Educators" at the University of Memphis, February 15-18, 2001.

Kathleen Woehrle, Social Work Department
Funds for course work necessary for School Social Worker Credentials.

 

 

Faculty Development Pedagogical Grants 1999-2000 Academic Year


Ricardo Alfaro, Mathematics Department
Funds to attend a Minicourse in Quantum Computation.

Jacob Blumner, English Department
Funds to attend a workshop on Designing and Evaluating Writing Assignments in the Disciplines.

Linda Hicks, Computer Science Department
Funds to attend a course in Java programming using Visual Age for Java, June 2000 in New York City.

Cathleen Miller, School of Management
Funds to attend The Art and Craft of Discussion Leadership Seminar to develop skills in leading discussion for case-based courses.

Steven Myers and Elizabeth Malinowski, Biology Department
Funds to purchase custom plastinated lower and upper extremities for anatomy instruction.

Kalyan Raman, School of Management
Funds to attend the CIBER-7 Pedagogy Workshop, June 2000 at Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Thomas Scofield, Mathematics Department
Funds to attend two meetings of Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) as a first-year faculty "fellow" for the NExT class of 1999-2000

R. Shantaram, Computer Science Department
Funds to attend two workshops, one on Java and another on Perl Programming.

Dennis Viele, Biology Department
Funds to purchase dissection CDs of the fetal pig, perch and frog for use in Biology courses as an alternative to dissection and for review.